The City of Calgary, located in the Alberta Prairies, is often referred to as “Cowtown” due to its long history of hosting one of the world’s largest rodeo shows and carnival a.k.a. the Stampede. Although this nickname conjures images of the old west, the city is actually quite modern and progressive. This is particularly noticeable in the use of energy efficient LED lights as part of some beautification projects.
For those of you who are familiar with my photos, you will likely have seen some of my photographs of the Langevin Bridge, which has LED lights that are programmed to change color. Sometimes, the lights change with the seasons, and sometimes the colors are selected to be festive. However, sometimes, it just seems to be completely random. Perhaps the colors are selected based on the amusement of the person operating the controls. Either way, it makes for a lovely nighttime cityscape:
Another example of using LED lights for nighttime landscaping is the fountain in Central Park:
Los Angeles—the second largest city in the U.S.A. after New York City and the most populous city in the state of California. L.A. is vibrant and phenomenal. With the nickname "City of Angels," we are sure to find some gems here.
Chicago, fondly nicknamed as 'Windy City'. With a population of 2.7 million, it is ranked the third busiest city after New York City and Los Angeles. Chicago is a city with an interesting cultural blend of visual arts, improvisational comedy, film, theater and music, particularly jazz and house blues.
Cagliari is the capital of the region of Sardinia, the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. With my trusty Lomo LC-A+ RL, I'll show you in this article the most characteristic part of this city known as The Castle, with its narrow streets and a very interesting museum with unique archaeological pieces in the world!
"You put your camera around your neck in the morning along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you," said Dorothea Lange, the icon whose birthdate we celebrate today, May 26.
Ladies and gentlemen, fellow Lomographers, the time is ripe for us to present you with a new mystery product. But we're not giving anything much away this time, just a few hints and clues to keep you on your toes.
Sprocket Love: The Sprocket Rocket is the world’s first wide-angle camera dedicated to sprockets. It shoots 18 panoramas on a standard 35mm roll and exposes the whole width of film including sprocket holes. Use its dual winding knobs for easy multiple exposures and generate perfect nighttime shots with the bulb setting.
As the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster approaches, photographer Alina Rudya hopes to revisit the lives of people who, like her, were driven out of Prypyat, Ukraine following that fateful day in 1986.